"Internet +" has become a current hot issue, therefore cross-border e-commerce companies are also "into" the Canton Fair. Instead of selling goods or find buyers, they are seeking chance to serve for nearly 25,000 export enterprises on the fair.
How does Canton fair respond to the new trend of "Internet +"? In addition to the increasing offline exhibition, e-commerce sites are also going to bring brought new challenges to Canton Fair," said Xu Bing, news spokesman of Canton fair and deputy director of China foreign Trade Center. "The State Council encourages us to strengthen the interaction of O2O (online to offline) and promote the ‘Canton fair + Internet’ mode. We are also creating online trading platform to establish a normalized online trading platform."
Besides, the charges of export exhibition booths decreased by 2000 yuan to 4000 yuan. That means the Canton Fair organizer at least alleviate the burden of foreign trade enterprises by one hundred million yuan. It is the request issued by Ministry of Commerce.